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2019 Bill Tracker - 86th Legislative Session

Below is a short summary of bills filed in the 2019 86th Legislative Session

  • SB 36 - Zaffirini (D) - expands pre-k to full-day and increases eligibility to all 4 year olds - HB 189 Reynolds (D)- Companion - Identical
  • SB 96 - Menendez (D) - limits state-required assessments to students in grades 3-8 those required by federal law
  • SB 52 - Zaffirini (D) - allows out-of-state high school transfer students grades 11 and 12 to utilize IGC to meet graduation requirements
  • HB 108 - Mary Gonzalez (D) - establishes a pilot program to allow the use of digital portfolios in grades 3-8 as a percentage of student performance on assessments
  • HB 120 - Mary Gonzalez (D) - extends the exemption of ELS students from assessments to two years
  • SB 213 - Seliger (R) - permanently established individual gradiaton committees as a path to meet high school graduation requirements